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 Volume 4, Issue 5  |  January 15, 2019                                 


 
 
 

Police Files

Postal worker allegedly goes postal threatening Newport Beach receptionist

On Friday, Jan. 11, at 2:30 p.m., at 2300 block of Fairview Road in Costa Mesa, a suspect was arrested on charges of threatening to commit a crime with intent to terrorize.

According to NBPD PIO Heather Rangel, “The suspect walked into the [Newport Beach] business and handed the receptionist a note while verbally threatening her life.”

The receptionist is described as a white female in her 20s. The suspect allegedly both verbally threatened her and also threatened her via a written letter. 

While the victim might not have been familiar with the suspect, the business was.

“The business of occurrence has had problems with the suspect on prior occasions. The victim knew who [Larry] Chapekis was but does not know him on a personal level,” Rangel said. 

“The follow up investigation led to the suspect’s home,” Rangel added.

Larry A. Chapekis, 70, Costa Mesa, was arrested for threatening to commit a crime with intent to terrorize. 

Chapekis listed his occupation as “postal worker.” 

Bail was set at $50,000. 

Rampant crimes in the area are a cause for caution

On Friday, Jan. 11, at 11:03 a.m., at the 300 block of Victoria in Costa Mesa, Joseph Gregory Sidler, 28, Newport Beach, was arrested on charges of threatening to commit a crime with intent to terrorize and assault with a deadly weapon/cutting instrument. Sidler listed his occupation as “none.” Bail was set at $50,000. 

On Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1:15 p.m., Garren Richard Weedenhawkin, 38, San Jose, was arrested for allegedly receiving stolen property valued at $950 or more, trespassing without owner consent, on a warrant related to possession of methamphetamine, commercial burglary without forced entry and illegal transport of sharps waste. Weedenhawkin listed his occupation as “stocking.” Bail was set at $22,500. 

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 2:07 p.m., Heather Michelle Hopkins, 26, Mission Viejo, was arrested on charges of shoplifting items valued at $950 or more, identity theft, false impersonation of another and receiving stolen property valued at $950 or more. Hopkins listed her occupation as “loan company.”

Bail was set at $20,000.

Scroll down to Police Beat for all arrests & crime report


Surfers catching the swell at Blackies

Surfers catching waves

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Photo by Tina Treglia (@ttregs Instagram) 

Many eager surfers fill Blackies by The Sea on a picture-perfect winter day


OASIS to hold inaugural Cars and Coffee event

On Saturday, Feb. 2 from 8 - 11 a.m., OASIS Senior Center is holding its inaugural Cars and Coffee event in the OASIS parking lot, with 50 members’ cars and 10 motorcycles on display. Judging will be at 10 a.m. and trophies will be given out for each category, including “Best of Show.”

OASIS to hold inaugural Chevy Bel Air

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Tom and Jean Naughton’s 1956 Chevy Bel Air

A special pancake breakfast will be held for just $5 for everyone to enjoy. Participants must register in the Friends office with Berenice (only one car per Friends member, please), where they will get a number to show their vehicle. Participants may also call 949.718.1800 to reserve a space. There is no registration charge.

OASIS Senior Center is located at 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit www.friendsofoasis.org.

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Stump the Stu

Where would you find this old-timey photo?

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Stu thought this might be an interesting stumper...so where would you find this  time-honored photo that has graced a popular gathering place for quite some time? And what place is portrayed in the image?

Take the challenge and submit your answers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The answer will appear in Friday’s edition, along with the correct guesses. So, join us for this local adventure.

If you have a unique spot or icon around town that you think Stu News Newport readers would enjoy finding out about, please shoot it, share it and give us the location, so we can challenge them! Happy Hunting.

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The Week in Review, January 11

From the office of City Manager Grace Leung

Treasury Report – The November 2018 Treasury Report is available on the City’s website at www.newportbeachca.gov/treasury. As of November, the City’s portfolio totaled just over $255 million, from all sources. Roughly, $47 million of this portfolio was highly liquid, meaning it was available for cash flows associated with day-to-day operations and cash funding of major construction expenditures.

The short-term portfolio ($196 million) had a weighted average effective maturity of 1.73 years. With interest rates on the rise, the total return for the short-term portfolio was suppressed by unrealized losses from the declining market value of bonds (bond values move inversely to the direction of interest rates). Including these unrealized losses, the trailing 12 months’ total return was 1.03 percent. This return compared favorably to our benchmark for the same period, the BAML 1-3 Year Treasury index, which returned 0.80 percent. The income yield on the portfolio, a better measure of income derived from the portfolio, was 1.71 percent.

Grand Canal Dredging Phase 2 – Dredging Begins – On January 7, the City’s contractor began assembling their equipment on the north side of the Grand Canal for Phase 2 of the dredging project. In order for the equipment to reach the canal, the contractor will begin dredging from Bay Front North towards the Park Avenue Bridge. The final grade dredging at an elevation of four feet will begin from the bridge and move towards Bay Front North. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m., with minimal dredging after 6 p.m. The extended hours will allow the contractor to haul an additional load each day, thereby reducing the number of total working days needed for this project. Please exercise caution when boating, kayaking, swimming or paddling near any dredging equipment.

General Plan Update – On January 8, the City Council discussed reviewing and updating the General Plan and directed staff to start the multi-year process. The General Plan is the blueprint for the community and it guides the growth and development of the city. The last major update was completed in 2006 and the City wants to evaluate what is working and what is not. Staff will engage with the community to see if the Plan needs to be modified to reflect changes in its future vision. The General Plan also must be updated to reflect more recent requirements from the State.

The City Council will take the first step and establish a five-member Steering Committee that will oversee the consultant selection process and the “Listen and Learn” outreach effort. The consultant will first develop an innovative and robust outreach program to ensure the entire community is engaged and informed. The next step is to implement that plan and conduct a “Listen and Learn” tour so residents and other community stakeholders are engaged. Next, based upon what is learned, changes to the General Plan would be developed, debated and analyzed with a General Plan Advisory Committee and community oversight. Eventually the draft update would go through hearings at the various City Commissions before City Council consideration.

The overall timeline is approximately 36 months. However, the City Council wants to make sure the process is not rushed. The goal is to create a community-based General Plan through an open, transparent and inclusive process. Visit the City’s website at www.newportbeachca.gov/gpupdate for more information.

Community Development Department Information Brochure and Activity Reports – The Community Development Department (CDD) recently launched an information brochure that summarizes all the services the department provides. CDD comprises 70 part time and full time employees each dedicated to serving the community. The information brochure can be found on the department’s webpage at www.newportbeachca.gov/home/showdocument?id=62434.

CDD also publishes quarterly activity reports. The report shares the business activity of each division and section in the department. The reports for the last six years can be found on the department’s webpage found here: https://www.newportbeachca.gov/government/departments/community- development/community-development-quarterly-report 

Point In Time (PIT) Count – The countywide Point In Time (PIT) count is a biennially effort to gather data for a deeper understanding of the homelessness issue in the region. Community members are invited to participate in the effort to solve homelessness by volunteering for the PIT count on Wednesday, Jan. 23 and/or Thursday, Jan. 24. Volunteers are needed for morning and afternoon shifts on both days. The data collected is used to build a stronger system of care and to plan for the regional service needs of our homeless community. For a complete list of volunteer opportunities and to register, visit www.everyonecountsoc.org.

Sea Level Rise/FEMA Study Session – At the January 22 City Council Study Session, Community Development staff will give a presentation on how sea level rise is addressed in the review of coastal development permits. The presentation will focus on new data from the Ocean Protection Council and subsequent changes to the California Coastal Commission’s Sea Level Rise Policy Guidance document. Staff will also present how the recent changes to the FEMA’s flood insurance rate maps might affect coastal development in some locations. 

City Council Planning Session – The City Council’s annual planning session meeting will take place on Saturday, Feb. 2 in the Civic Center Community Room from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be provided.

Balboa Island Water Main Replacement – Phase II – Construction for the Balboa Island Water Main Replacement – Phase II project has begun. This is the second phase of three projects that will replace distribution and transmission water mains on Balboa Island identified in the Water Master Plan. This project will focus on replacing the Park Avenue cast iron water transmission mains that were installed in the 1940s. The contractor (T.E. Roberts, Inc.) will begin construction adjacent to the Collins Island bridge and work eastward towards the Marine Avenue area. Although the pipeline construction will require road closures and traffic detours, the work is being limited to a few blocks at a time in order to maintain traffic flow at all cross streets.

Last Month’s Rain Event – During last month’s three-hour downpour, the Public Works Corporation Yard crews assisted Storm Drain crews in pumping the storm drain systems that were inundated by the rain event. Our staff received over 40 calls regarding flooding, sandbags, trees down and other storm-related incidents. Crews were quickly dispatched and were able to respond in a timely manner, with assistance from the Utilities Department. By close of business, all calls were addressed and completed.

New Trash Lids – Last December, our Landscape Division and Recreation & Senior Services Department started renovating trash cans that were deteriorated or damaged at Bonita Canyon Sports Park. A total of 52 lids were replaced with new green fiberglass half-dome lids. These new lids will help improve the appearance of the park in addition to providing proper form and function of the trash disposal system.

Recent Park and Median Renovations – City Landscape staff continues to find opportunities to beautify the City of Newport Beach. City staff recently oversaw the renovations at 38th Street Park. The old shrubs in the inner and outer perimeter planter areas were replaced with a variety of drought-tolerant plant species, and a fresh layer of mulch was placed to keep the weeds under control. In addition to the new plants, the park signage was also updated. Recent renovations were also completed on several stretches of median planters along Coast Highway, between Promontory Point and Pelican Point. Old plant material was removed and replaced with a variety of drought-tolerant plant species.

Benches and Trash Can Lids Upgraded – Recently, eight benches and 25 trash can lids in Corona del Mar received a fresh layer of powder coat. Some of the restored benches needed to be relocated at least four inches from the curb to avoid car doors from hitting the backs of the benches. In addition to the restored benches, the powder-coated trash can lids were also re-installed.

Upcoming King Tides – With the upcoming king tides and rain forecasted into next week, the Utilities Department will be installing 40 gap boards onto the seawall. The gap boards (along with the new seawall cap) will greatly reduce the amount of water splashing onto the Island; (mainly wind and storm waves). Although, not needed until the end of next week, with the upcoming rain for next week, we feel it is prudent to get a head start, as this will be the first official installation of the gap boards. The tides are listed below, and after January 23, we will remove the boards. Crews will start on the North Bay Front and work their way around the island. Our standard procedure for closing/opening valves, and if rain is forecasted, setting up crews to pump locations, will also be in parallel with this effort. 

High Tide: Jan. 18, 6:24 a.m., 6.2 feet; High Tide: Jan. 19, 7:08 a.m., 6.7 feet; King Tide: Jan. 20, 7:53 a.m., 7.0 feet; King Tide: Jan. 21, 8.39 a.m., 7.0 feet; High Tide: Jan. 22, 9:26 a.m., 6.8 feet; High Tide: Jan. 23, 10:15 a.m., 6.4 feet.

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Letter to the Editor:

It’s our turn to support the Coast Guard

The Coast Guard has had a permanent station here in Newport since the beginning of World War II. Needless to say they have saved lives for many members of our yachting community through their rescues and our country through drug interdiction and border patrol operations. Most of this doesn’t make the papers, but should.

Now it’s our turn. The government’s ‘partial shutdown’ has left them with empty paychecks. That means that paying rent in one of the more expensive housing markets in the country is tough even in normal times; now things are far from normal and these friends of ours could use your help.

Please consider donating whatever you can (cash, gift cards, goods, etc.) to the USCG Chief Petty Officers Association Fund. The CPOA [California Peace Officers Association] leadership will disburse donations based on need (regardless of rank).

Send your donation to the USCG CPOA Fund by mailing or dropping off at the USCG base, 1911 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92625 (next to the Sheriff’s office and BYC).

Let’s show our appreciation for all their service.

Mike Smith

Corona del Mar

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Recollections of sailing in Newport Harbor: Flight of the Snowbirds

Recollections of wooden snowbird

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A restored wooden Snowbird

Note: My personal recollections of sailing a Snowbird are in italics.

No. 419, a double blue new Snowbird named “Too Blue.” I knew this day would be really big. A perfect summer day in Newport, the Flight of the Snowbirds would be starting in a few hours. The Flight, a tradition in Newport Harbor since 1936, was up to some 200 participants. For competitive young sailors of that era, winning the Flight was like a gig at Carnegie Hall. Some sailed simply for the fun...others to claim rights to be the best in the bay. A good showing here was historical and word would spread rapidly in the sailing circles.

Recollections of Jim Warmington

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Jim Warmington

Jim Warmington was one of the finest young sailors in our town. Even before I could swim, I crewed  for years with him. I weighed 45 lbs. with a life preserver on, allowing Jim to strategically move me about the 12-foot sloop like a sack of sand. His style of racing was one of perfection. Anticipation of wind changes, trimming the sail, tacking and hiking positions were part of a choreographed dance that Jim knew at a young age. 

Newport Harbor’s tradition of sailing is a privilege for youth growing up with the harbor. Prior to the 1960s, Newport Beach was not known to be a premier setting on the world sailing scene. Older Newporters like Bill Ficker, Don Edler, John Kilroy, along with the finest boat builders, sailmakers and other sailors, would soon put Newport on the racing charts. K-38s, L-36s, Thistles, Stars, custom ocean-racing yachts and America’s Cup racing would soon become part of Newport Harbor’s traditions. Sabots, Snowbirds and Lido 14s were perfect training vessels for future sailors. The bay was alive with activity.

Recollections of Dr Albert Soiland

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Dr. Albert Soiland

Yacht clubs date back to the early 20th century. Dr. Albert Soiland visited Newport Bay in 1906 and being familiar with great ports throughout the world, he saw potential for Newport Beach’s marshy estuary.

In 1916, he founded and became the first commodore of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club. This resulted in each subsequent generation being a little more sophisticated than the previous. By the late 1950s and early 1960s, a new group of competitors hit the water vying for the power position among the harbor’s youth. This group included Burke Sawyer, one of the early gold “S” winners for Snowbirds; Bill Twist; Ron Merickel; Dave Ullman; and Bruce McClaire. All summer long in regatta after regatta, these and many more sailors zig-zagged up and down on the waters of Newport.

Now, this group had moved to larger boats, so I felt it was my turn. If I put everything that Jim taught me to work, I could be a contender. In the start to any race, steel nerves and a stopwatch are your best friends. A matter of mere seconds puts you in the lead, or turns a boat around to re-cross the starting line. The skipper must interpret a language of horns and flags, and anticipate the right place to be at precisely the right time. In the 60 seconds before the start, a sailor must tack, luff or jibe to ensure a good start. There was a great deal of young testosterone in the water, because the good girls, like Patsee Ober and Leslie Messenger, were still years from becoming equals in sailing.

Balboa Yacht Club opened its doors in 1922 as the Southland Sailing Club and the oft-forgotten Balboa Island Yacht Club began in the summer of 1923, when some kids talked Joe Beek into a ride in his boat. Beek saw an interest in their eyes and formed BIYC with 35 original members. Lido Isle Yacht club was incorporated in 1928, but was not operational until 1947 due to poor lot sales, the Great Depression and World War II. 

Recollections of early Snowbird

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Jim Webster’s early Snowbird, circa 1930 

At the starter’s horn, my bow crossed the line within seconds, putting me in the top 20. “Jim [Warmington] would be proud,” I tell myself, thinking this may be the passing of the torch. The fleet spread out and dominated the bay. The Flight was one of the only events that had “right of way” over the venerable ferry boats. We beat our way toward the first mark west of the Lido Isle Yacht Club. Passing some landmark homes on Harbor Island, Bay Island and the Peninsula, the boats completed the long haul into the wind at the mark. “Too Blue” executed a perfect tack and I hollered down a couple potential poachers with a loud “starboard” and kept my key position. Heading east, the little boat rocked and rolled as my crew, Al Schneider, and I sat back creating a perfect plane. Going with the wind always felt really good.

Recollections of schooners

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Schooners at the future site of the Balboa Bay Club, 1948

The beginning of sailing in Newport Harbor was modest at best. But after WWII, the transformation of Newport Beach was in full swing. Large sailboats like the Pioneer and the Goodwill sat impressively in the west turning basin. Other schooners tied up where the future Balboa Bay Club would be built. Sailboats like Santana, Sirius, Chubasco, Kialoa, Nam Song, Sea Drift and many more became the “holy grail” for wide-eyed young Snowbird sailors like me. “One day we will sail the Trans-Pac,” we dreamed.

By the time the fleet reached the east end of Lido and passed the Warmington house, my blood was boiling with competitive juices. I was in the Top 10. It was at this precise moment that I lost control and my thoughts passed into that unpredictable mindset known as “cocky.” A Top 10 finish was well within reach, I kept telling myself.  “Go! Go!”

A local yachtsman wanted to teach his son how to sail, so he created the Snowbird design. Its tremendous popularity over the next 90 some years showed that it was the perfect boat for that purpose. In 1926, the design became public and Jim Webster of the NHYC built four, which sold for $200. G.Y. Johnson Boat Works of Newport built an early wood version, Donald Douglas tweaked it a bit making a faster version and A.E. Hansen built 10 for use as rental boats in Balboa. Roland Vallely maintained one of the largest fleets of Snowbirds in the bay for his rental business. By the mid 1950s, the wooden versions were wearing out, so Bill Schock of W.B. Schock Company started building fiberglass Snowbirds. Much faster, this version of the Snowbirds became even more popular.

Recollections of Flight of the Snowbirds

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Flight of the Snowbirds

Neck and neck with the best skippers in the harbor, my thoughts were speeding as we made the turn around the east end of Lido. Mimicking Mario Andretti, I chose “a straight line is the shortest distance between two points” strategy and took an inside track.

However, once in front of the large two-story homes on Lido’s east end, it felt as if I had thrown an anchor overboard. The wind stopped and “Too Blue” came to a virtual standstill. Sitting in the doldrums, I watched as almost the entire fleet took an outside position and passed us by. By the time we reached Elmer Hare’s house with his classical plank boat “Dorsal,” all had tragically changed.

I remember very little about the rest of that Flight, because it was like hiking up a mountain with a broken leg. All the pride, knowledge and perceived glory I anticipated was gone. Crossing the finish line among the last 30 boats put well over 100 in front of me. So much for a great start.

“It is about the entire race and it is always the smartest skipper not the fastest boat that wins,” Jim had taught me. As I limped home late that afternoon, this kept pounding in my head accompanied by a vision of him sailing Newport Harbor with the intensity of a high-wire walker over Niagara Falls. 

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Duncan Forgey, a lifelong resident of Newport Beach, now makes his home in Hawaii. He is a monthly contributor to StuNewsNewport.

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Central Library celebrates 25 years

Newport Beach Public Library will mark the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Central Library this July with special programs and festivities planned throughout the year, culminating in a week-long celebration on July 7 - 13.

A balloon tower with a giant 25 greets guests entering the Central Library as the 25th anniversary celebration for the library begins. Library visitors are invited to sign the giant anniversary cards and reminisce about the library’s beginnings.

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A click on the 25th anniversary logo on the Library website lets visitors look back at the history of the Central Library with a collection of photos and articles from the groundbreaking, grand opening, 10th anniversary celebration and recent expansion.

The dream of a Central Library for Newport Beach goes back to the 1980s, when a needs assessment study showed that the City would be well served by a large Central Library in conjunction with the Balboa, Mariners and Corona del Mar branches. The Central Library was designed as a modern and expansive building that could serve diverse audiences of the community with adult reading areas, large meeting space, a children’s section and storytime room, public computer areas and outdoor space. A dedicated group of library supporters led the charge and the grand opening took place July 10, 1994.

Central Library celebrates library exterior

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A yearlong roster of activities is planned for Central Library’s 25th anniversary celebration

Since then, the Central Library has expanded and developed in pursuit of its mission to be the cultural, educational and informational heart of the City. According to Library Director Tim Hetherton, “The 25th anniversary year gives us the opportunity to look back at the history of the Central Library, acknowledge the individuals and organizations that pursued the dream and anticipate the future of the of library services in Newport Beach. We look forward to continuing to serve the City with superb programs, excellent collections, technological enhancements, children’s activities, cultural arts programs, learning opportunities and other valuable resources.

Schedule of Events:

–January: The Celebration begins

–February: We Love the Library

–March: It’s Your Lucky Year

–April: National Library Week

–May: Books, Bunnies and More!

–June: It’s a Summer Reading Spectacular

–July 7 - 13: A week of celebration festivities – to be announced

To find out more about the celebratory events planned, visit www.newportbeachlibrary.org.

Newport Beach Central Library is located at 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach


A stormy weekend under the Balboa Pier

A stormy pier

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Photo by Larry Tenney (@ltenney1 Instagram)

Winter waves wash ashore on a rainy day at the beach


Hundreds of volunteers turn out for Pageant of the Masters casting call

Hailing its 86th anniversary, the nation’s most iconic presentation of living pictures, the Pageant of the Masters, will once again amaze audiences nightly July 7 - August 31 in Laguna Beach. Themed “The Time Machine” for the 2019 production, Pageant of the Masters will re-create classical and contemporary works of art with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces – and volunteers are at the heart of it all. Nearly half of the volunteers who turned out for the casting call were Newport Beach residents.

Since opening in 1932, the Pageant has grown to enlist approximately 500 volunteers who eagerly contribute more than 60,000 hours of their time each summer. The cast members come from all over the Southland, including places as far away as Riverside and San Diego and range in age from 4 to their late 80s.

Many people have volunteered for dozens of years and for some it’s a family tradition, including Pageant Director Diane Challis Davy. “My brother David and I were cast volunteers in the Pageant in the 1970s,” Challis Davy said. “In 1980, I was given a paying job as a seamstress making costumes for the Pageant. Having some skill at background painting, I moved up to Assistant Director. I took on the top job as Director in 1995, producing my first Pageant in the summer of 1996.”

Hundreds of Volunteers turn out

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A would-be volunteer gets measured for a coveted Pageant of the Masters part

The admiration for the Pageant of the Masters among Southern California families expands beyond just the Pageant Director. This January, hundreds of families attended the 2019 Casting Call in hopes of passing along the tradition to their relatives. Among those were Jaxon Steinfeld, a 5-year-old from Costa Mesa, along with his father, Michael Steinfeld. Michael has been in the Pageant for 30 years, starting when he was 11 years old, and was thrilled to bring his son to try out for the first time. “It’s something all generations can enjoy,” Michael said.

For many Pageant devotees, the casting call is like a giant family reunion, and a precursor to their summer ritual. Irvine resident and longtime Pageant volunteer, Jeanette Shelly, first attended the Laguna Beach event with her family in 1952 – when she was 6 years old – and she has gone every year since. “It’s magical and they always surprise me. There’s something new every year,” Shelly said when commenting on why she enjoys returning to the Pageant year after year.

The Pageant’s extended family of volunteers continues to grow, as does the excitement and enthusiasm for the show. “The Pageant of the Masters simply would not be possible without our dedicated volunteers,” Challis Davy said.

The Pageant of the Masters will run July 7 - August 31 with advance tickets now available starting at $15 per person. The 2019 Festival of Arts Fine Art Show runs in conjunction with the Pageant and will take place July 5 - August 31 with general admission tickets starting at $10 per person. A Pageant ticket also acts as a season pass to the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show.

To schedule an appointment to be measured or for more information on volunteering, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information on the 2019 Pageant of the Masters or to purchases tickets to the show, which start at $15 per person, visit www.PageantTickets.com. 


Newport Beach Chamber invites locals to January sunset mixer

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting its January sunset mixer on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel.

Come discover new business relationships while enjoying a great atmosphere.

Newport Beach Chamber invites

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Festivities include complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a no-host bar, opportunity drawing prizes, and valet and self-parking. The cost is free for Newport Beach Chamber members, $35 for guests. Reservations are not required.

For more information, call 949.729.4400 or visit www.newportbeach.com.

Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel is located at 500 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach.


Adoption Guild to hold fundraiser for Holy Family Services

The Adoption Guild of Southern California will welcome supporters to its 58th annual Patroness Event on Friday, Feb. 1 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Balboa Bay Resort. The “Celebrating Family” event will raise funds for Holy Family Services (HFS) Adoption and Foster Care.

Guests will enjoy lunch, a silent auction, a shopping boutique and a grand prize opportunity drawing for a $2,500 Fashion Island gift card.

Adoption Guild to hold ladies

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(L-R) Front row: Debbie Samson and Britt Meyer; Back row: Jackie Glass, Joy Emerson and Nancy Collins enjoying the Adoption Guild Patroness Luncheon in 2018

The Patroness gathering will be all about fashion, with Palm Springs Life magazine Fashion Editor Susan Stein discussing spring trends. Fashion guru William Squire will deliver “Your Signature Style.” Grayse of Fashion Island will present a spring fashion show.

For more than 50 years, the Adoption Guild of Southern California has supported HFS Adoption and Foster Care. With the hope of giving every child an opportunity to have a loving family, dedicated volunteers work each year to raise funds. Since 1961, the Adoption Guild has generated more than $4.4 million in funding, contributing to about 3,000 adoptions.

For more information about tickets, donations or underwriting, visit www.bipal.net/2019agpatronessevent, or contact Christine Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 310.600.1675.

For additional information on the Adoption Guild, visit www.adoptionguild.org.

Balboa Bay Resort is located at 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach.


Sign of the times

On Fridays we give you a partial glimpse of a sign around town. You guess what the overall name of the business is. 

Stu stumped nearly all of our readers except two smart guessers! Congratulations to Tom Iovenitti and Pam Smith who knew the grapevines can be found on the sign welcoming you to The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach.

If you’re a business and you want to play, you can send us a high-quality photo of your sign and we’ll take it from there and challenge our readers.

Let’s have some fun!

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It’s not too late to join Spirit Run’s new evening training program

We’re already halfway through January, so have you made any progress on your resolution to exercise more? If not, Spirit Run may have the motivation you’re looking for.

On Monday evening, Jan. 14, Spirit Run kicked off its new evening training program. Sessions are held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Newport Harbor High School between now and March 13, culminating with the Spirit Run on Sunday, March 17. Registration will remain open through the end of January, so it’s not too late to join the fun, while getting in shape.

Spirit Run’s program offers a great way for you to achieve your fitness goals. Sign up and meet new friends, or grab your spouse, kids and a friend while you train together. There are regimens geared for adults, kids and families.

Its not too late to join

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Courtesy of Spirit Run

Adults – Don’t be intimidated, even if you feel like a “couch potato.” The “Couch to 5k” training is perfect for walkers and new runners, as well as runners needing a tune-up.

Kids – This program welcomes new runners and those wanting to increase their speed. It’s also great for youngsters wanting more fitness for a team sport.

Families – “Actions speak louder than words!” What better way to show commitment to a healthy lifestyle than training together for an event that can benefit your kid’s school?

On race day, March 17, Spirit Run offers events for every level, from walkers to runners; from first time competitors to elite athletes. The event has something for every age – from toddlers to grandparents. Spirit Run even hosts the Dog Mile for humans 13 and older to run or walk with their dog.

There’s no need to worry about the price tag either. The training program’s modest registration fee covers the Spirit Run entry fee.

Training Costs:

Adults: $150 for training plus single adult entry (5k, 10k, or mile, a $40 value)

Kids: $100 for training plus single youth entry (Youth 5k or mile, a $30 value)

Families: $175 for training plus entry to family entry (mile or 5k Walk, a $100 value)

To register and for more details about Spirit Run’s new evening training program, visit www.nmspiritrun.org/eveningtraining/.

Your participation in Spirit Run can raise funds for your child’s school. For details, visit www.nmspiritrun.org/partners/.

For the third consecutive year, Stu News is proud to be Spirit Run’s media sponsor. Spirit Run is presented by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation called Newport-Mesa Spirit Run, Inc. (“NMSRI”). NMSRI is managed by an unpaid, volunteer board whose mission is to promote youth fitness and to donate Spirit Run’s net proceeds to benefit youth education and athletics. 

Visit www.nmspiritrun.org/what-we-do/ to learn more about NMSRI.


NBPL to hold two Sleeping Beauty performances

Newport Beach Public Library will present two free performances of “Sleeping Beauty  for Kids” by Festival Ballet Theatre on Saturday, March 16 in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Shows will begin at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and last about one hour.

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“Sleeping Beauty for Kids” performed by the Festival Ballet Theatre

“Sleeping Beauty for Kids” is an abridged narrated version of the classic ballet. Festival Ballet Theatre brings to life the timeless story of a beautiful princess, cursed by an unforgiving fairy and rescued by a handsome prince. This shortened version of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, with full production costumes and characters, features talented dancers from the professional ballet troupe, in a performance that will enchant young and old. Fabled storybook characters such as the White Cat and Puss-in-Boots, the Enchanted Princess and Bluebird, as well as Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, all take part in a celebration of love and the triumph of good over evil. And, yes, everyone lives happily ever after.

This event is supported by the City Arts Commission. Admission is free. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Distribution of tickets for both shows will begin at 9 a.m.

The Newport Beach Public Library presents a variety of programs that foster cultural arts enrichment. 

For more information, contact the Library at 949.717.3800, option 2, or visit the www.newportbeachlibrary.org.


Newport Beach – A Look Back 

Photo series courtesy of Balboa Island Museum & Historical Society

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An aerial photograph of Newport Harbor taken in 1929. The photograph was taken over Corona del Mar and looks toward Lido, neither of which were very heavily developed at that time. The photograph is from a card in the Spencer Family collection.

Balboa Island Museum and the Museum Store are located at 210 B Marine Ave., Balboa Island. They are open Tuesdays - Sundays from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, call 949.675.3952, visit www.balboamuseum.org, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Dewane, DePasquale and Atkinson re-elected to Mesa Water District BOD

Mesa Water District (Mesa Water®), a top-performing public water agency, hosted Senator John Moorlach (CA 37th District) last week for the swearing in of Directors Shawn Dewane, Marice H. DePasquale and Jim Atkinson, who were re-elected on Nov. 6, 2018 to continue to serve on the Mesa Water Board. Subsequently, on Dec. 13, 2018, the board officially named Shawn Dewane to serve as board president and Marice H. DePasquale to serve as vice president for 2019-2020.

“We are pleased to continue to produce and deliver high-quality local and reliable water to our community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Water is essential to our quality of life and key to the economic development of our community, and we are committed to continuing to provide cost-effective water service now and in the future,” said Shawn Dewane, Mesa Water Board president.

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(L-R) Shawn Dewane, Marice H. DePasquale and Jim Atkinson with California State Senator John M. W. Moorlach

President Dewane represents Division 5, which includes eastside Costa Mesa and parts of Newport Beach. He has extensive experience in regional water issues having served on the Orange County Water District (OCWD) Board for eight years, as both a director and its board president. Further, Director Dewane is actively involved with many water industry, government, finance and community organizations, including serving on the board of the Orange County Employees Retirement System.

Vice President DePasquale represents Division 3, the north Costa Mesa community, which includes landmarks such as South Coast Plaza and Segerstrom Center for the Arts. DePasquale was appointed to the Mesa Water District Board in 2017 and was elected in 2018 with nearly 70 percent of the vote. She also serves as a board member on UCI’s School of Social Science Dean’s Board of Counselors, and has served on the board of Seneca Family of Agencies, a nonprofit adoption agency, and the City of Huntington Beach’s Affordable Housing Committee, among other organizations.

Director Atkinson represents Division 4, the northeast Costa Mesa community including Mesa Del Mar and College Park as well as notable landmarks such as TeWinkle Park and Vanguard University. Atkinson, first elected to the Mesa Water District Board in 1998, has served across all standing committees and as president of the board. He serves as a member of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Region 10 Board as well as on the ACWA Groundwater Committee, Urban Water Institute Board, and as chair of the Water Advisory Committee of Orange County. Atkinson has served as president of the Mesa Water Board of Directors for the past two years having led the district to eliminate unfunded pension liability and toward greater efficiency and water reliability.

As one of Orange County’s most efficient water agencies, Mesa Water invests in perpetual infrastructure improvements that continue the board’s legacy of ensuring a sustainable water supply.

Founded on January 1, 1960, and governed by a publicly elected, five-member board of directors, Mesa Water is an independent special district that provides water service to 110,000 residents in an 18 square-mile service area that includes most of Costa Mesa, a portion of Newport Beach and John Wayne Airport. Mesa Water provides 100 percent local reliable groundwater to its customers due to the Mesa Water Reliability Facility. 

For more information, visit www.MesaWater.org or call 949.631.1200.


ENC to hold Native Plant and Rain Barrel sale

Are you ready to save money on water and landscape maintenance? Whether your goal is to draw more butterflies or birds to your yard, save water, eliminate pesticide use, or showcase color throughout the year, native plants can help. Native plants are most successful when planted in the rainy season, so they have time to acclimate before the heat of summer.

ENC to hold Native Plant

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Join the Environmental Nature Center (ENC) during its Native Plant and Rain Barrel Sale on Saturday, Jan. 26. Plants will be on sale from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. ENC members will receive a 10 percent discount on native plants. Rain barrels will be on sale from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. by Rain Barrels International, with $20 from each sale benefiting the ENC. At 10 a.m., enjoy a free workshop on “Making a New Year’s Resolution for Water Conservation.”

Environmental Nature Center is located at 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach.


Pet of the WeekDog and Cat print

Stu News Newport is delighted to be working with the Newport Beach Animal Shelter to help get the word out in search of loving homes for pets that deserve a warm, nurturing environment and a place to call “home.”

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MEET KENNY

Kenny is a 2-year-old Terrier mix. He is a little shy at first, and would do great with another dog in the family.

If you are interested in finding out more about Kenny, or any other animals up for adoption, call 949.644.3656 or email Valerie Schomburg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Newport Beach Animal Shelter is located at 20302 Riverside Drive, Newport Beach. It is open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Adoption costs at the shelter:

–Dogs - $130

–Puppies - $150

–Cats - $90

–Kittens - $110

To find out how you can help support the shelter, visit www.nbpd.org and click on “Our Animal Shelter” to view the wish list. The shelter can always use food & treats; new toys; grooming, hygiene & comfort products; as well as laundry soap, dish soap, paper towels, sponges, scrub pads and lint rollers. If you are interested in volunteering, you can fill out and sign the application on the website.


Urban Arts OC to hold Arts Camp on MLK Jr. Day

While the kids are out of school on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, get their creative juices flowing by enrolling them in Arts Camp at Urban Arts OC.

Campers will explore poster art, painting and digital transfer. 

Art Camp will be available for two sessions: Full day from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. for $75 and half-day from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. for $55.

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In addition, Urban Arts OC is offering Advanced Art on Thursdays from 3:30 - 5 p.m. Class instruction focuses on technique, shadowing, perspective, figure & portrait drawing and portfolio building.

Call to register at 949.474.1552.

Urban Arts OC is located at 4250 Scott Drive, Suite L & O, Newport Beach. For more information, visit www.urbanartsoc.com.


Segerstrom Center presents Grammy winner – vocalist Catherine Russell

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the Center debut of Grammy Award- winning vocalist Catherine Russell for two performances on March 23 at 7 and 9 p.m. Her repertoire features a selection of gems from the 1920s through the present, vital interpretations, bursting with soul and humor. With an off-the-beaten-path song selection, sparkling acoustic swing and a stunning vocal approach, Catherine Russell has joined the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song.

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Catherine Russell

Russell is a native New Yorker, born into musical royalty. Her father, the late Luis Russell, was a legendary pianist/composer/bandleader, and Louis Armstrong’s long-time musical director. Her mother, Carline Ray, was a pioneering vocalist/guitarist/bassist who performed with International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Mary Lou Williams and Sy Oliver.

Her professional life began early. After graduating with honors from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Russell embarked upon musical adventures with Carrie Smith, Steely Dan, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Michael Feinstein, Levon Helm and Rosanne Cash, among others, touring the world and appearing on more than 200 albums.

Single tickets start at $69 and are available online at www.scfta.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa, or by calling 714.556.2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings of 10 or more, call the Group Services office at 714.755.0236.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.


Newport Beach Chamber presents Debbra Sweet at Business Luncheon Series tomorrow

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Business Luncheon Series tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse.

Guest speaker Debbra Sweet, founder of Thrive Right Consulting & Sweet Marketing Solutions, reveals “How to GEAR UP! Kickstart Your Business Growth” without overworking, overwhelming, or hiding your super powers, so you can create your winning game plan in 2019. Sweet is a trailblazer in universal leadership and entrepreneurial education, offering a proven path to create a better business, a better future and a better foundation upon which to thrive.

Newport Beach Chamber Debbra Sweet

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Debbra Sweet is the featured guest luncheon speaker

Come meet with fellow Chamber members and business professionals, and leave with contacts for future business success.

The cost, which includes lunch, is $35 for NB Chamber members with a reservation, $40 for members at the door, or $40 for potential members. There is valet parking available for $8 or validated self-parking.

For more information, contact Newport Beach Chamber Member Services Director Pam Smith at 949.729.4411 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse is located at 8420 Von Karman Ave., Newport Beach.


CdM Chamber to hold sunset networking mixer

The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce and Harcourt Newport Properties are presenting a mix and mingle event on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. This sunset networking opportunity takes place at Harcourt Newport Properties, and chamber members, community friends and neighbors are all invited. In addition to networking, enjoy wine, Champagne and appetizers.

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The cost is free for CdM Chamber members, $10 for guests. No advance RSVP is necessary, but optional for a speedy check-in. Parking is available in the lot or on the street. For more information, call 949.673.4050 or visit www.CdMChamber.com.

Harcourts Newport Properties is located at 2747 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar (next to Bruegger’s Bagels).


Local, Global & Me: A Women’s Empowerment Event – Chef Jamie Gwen is a featured guest

Bank of America and Orange County United Way present the final installment of the three-part series of Local, Global & Me, a Women’s Empowerment Series focused on investing in women to build strong communities.

The third installment is set for Thursday, Jan. 31 at Macy’s Home at South Coast Plaza and will feature a special presentation promoting the power of prioritizing your health and how it can transcend to positively impacting your community.

Three exciting panelists include: Celebrity chef and lifestyle expert Jamie Gwen, of Newport Beach, who will share personal stories, anecdotes and inspiration; Sue Graham, vice president and store manager of Macy’s at South Coast Plaza; and Dr. Mahtab Jafari, professor and vice chair of UCI’s Department of Pharmaceutical Services.

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Chef Jamie Gwen of Newport Beach is among the featured guests

Chef Jamie is a Culinary Institute of America Graduate, a celebrity chef and syndicated radio host, a certified sommelier and a seven-time cookbook author who can be seen stirring up something delicious on television, on the radio and in print from coast-to-coast. She brings the best to radio with her weekly syndicated lifestyle show, heard every weekend on radio stations across the country and in Southern California on Talk Radio 790 KABC. Chef Jamie can be seen on L.A.’s No. 1 morning show on KTLA Channel 5, on the Home Shopping Network and on national television news shows sharing her seasonal approach and her passion for food. She has been featured on The Food Network, Bravo, HGTV, The Talk, Master Chef, Million Dollar Listing, Emeril Live and Martha Stewart and her seventh cookbook, co-authored by Lana Sills and entitled Entertaining In Style, released last year. 

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Dr. Mahtab Jafari, professor and vice chair of UCI’s Department of Pharmaceutical Services

Attendees will have the opportunity to watch a live cooking demonstration in the newly expanded Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School and Cafe led by Chef Jamie, as well as network with Macy’s cosmetic vendors who will provide free touch-ups and consultations. 

The event takes place from 5:30 - 8 p.m., and is free of charge. To RSVP or for more information, contact Amanda Hastings at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 949.263.6141, or visit www.unitedwayoc.org.

Local Global Sue Graham

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Sue Graham, vice president and store manager of Macy’s at South Coast Plaza

Macy’s Home at South Coast Plaza is located at 333 Bear St., Costa Mesa.


The Oracle Challenger Series returns to Newport Beach

The Oracle Challenger Series is returning to Newport Beach, taking place at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on January 21 - 27.

This professional tennis tournament is the third stop of the 2018-2019 Oracle Challenger Series, designed to promote American tennis and help up-and-coming players secure both ranking points and prize money, so come out and see some of the sport’s future stars.

The Oracle Challenge Bradley Klahn

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Bradley Klahn plays Michael Redlicki on court 5 during the Oracle Challenger Series at the George R. Brown Tennis Center on the Rice University campus on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Houston, Texas

The race is heating up on the Road to Indian Wells, as the top two American women’s and men’s points-getters over the course of the Series receive wildcards into their respective singles main draws at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, one of the most prestigious events in professional tennis.

The Oracle Challenge Lauren Davis

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Lauren Davis plays Sofya Zhuk on court 3 during the Oracle Challenger Series at the George R. Brown Tennis Center on the Rice University campus on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Houston, Texas

You won’t want to miss this exciting week of tennis action. The event is free and open to the public. Get your free ticket at https://bit.ly/2SjcrGE.

For additional information about the event, visit the tournament website at www.oraclechallengeseries.com.

Newport Beach Tennis Club is located at 2601 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach.


For A Good Cause

From Golf to Galas: Supporting Our Community

Newport Harbor

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Environmental Nature Center (ENC) | January 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m. | The ENC is celebrating the addition of a new life-sized California Condor display during this Condors & Cocktails fundraiser. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine donated by Esser Vineyards and signature condor-themed cocktails. Proceeds from the event, including a condor trivia contest and silent auction, will benefit the ENC Nature Preschool. Construction on the highly anticipated state-of-the-art ENC Nature Preschool has begun, with an estimated completion date of August 2019. The ENC Nature Preschool will be the community’s first nature preschool and nature play area. The preschool will be located on 1.3 acres bordering the Nature Center’s Redwood Forest at 745 Dover Drive. For more information, visit www.encnaturepreschool.org.

Contact: ENC Executive Director Bo Glover at 949.645.8489, ext. 10 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Tickets to the event can be purchased at www.encenter.org.

Takes place at the Environmental Nature Center, 1601 E. 16th Street, Newport Beach. 

Human Kindness Club | January 25 beginning at 9 a.m. | This local nonprofit charity organization dedicated to making a difference in the world by giving perpetually to those in need worldwide, is hosting the “Fairway to Heaven Celebrity Golf Tournament” at Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Coast, with proceeds supporting Make a Wish Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project. After enjoying a day of golf (9 a.m. shotgun start), with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from every tee, participants will be treated to an evening of inspiring speeches by celebrity guests, a sumptuous dinner, an awards ceremony with prizes for tournament winners, and a silent auction and opportunity drawing, among other highlights. Participants will be vying to win top prizes that include a million-dollar golf shot giveaway, an all-expense paid trip for two to the Masters via a putting contest, a $10,000 cash giveaway and a 2018 Ducati Motorcycle, generously donated by Fletcher Jones Motorcars Newport Beach. Plush swag bags, Mastro’s martinis and girls dressed as angels will add some sizzle to the tournament. Celebrity golfers include actors Michael Dudikoff, Rick Ravanello and Kevin Sorbo, and former pro athletes Doug DeCinces, Byron Russell, Bryon Chamberlain, Mike Salmon, Ron Brown, Garry Templeton, Chris Hale and Ricky Ellis, to name a few. The cost is $380 per person and $1,500 for a team of four. Sponsorships and tickets are available online at www.humankindness.org.

Contact: To purchase tickets or learn more about sponsorships for the Human Kindness Club Fairway to Heaven Celebrity Golf Tournament, contact Karla VandenBerg at 208.272.1578 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Takes place at Pelican Hill Golf Club, 22800 S. Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast.

For A Good Cause Pelican Hill

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Holy Family Services | February 1 beginning at 10:30 a.m. | The Adoption Guild of Southern California will welcome supporters to its 58th annual Patroness Event to raise funds for Holy Family Services (HFS) Adoption and Foster Care. Guests will enjoy lunch, a silent auction, a shopping boutique and a grand prize opportunity drawing for a $2,500 Fashion Island gift card. The Patroness gathering will be all about fashion, with Palm Springs Life magazine Fashion Editor Susan Stein discussing spring trends. Fashion guru, William Squire, will deliver “Your Signature Style.” Grayse of Fashion Island will present a spring fashion show. For more than 50 years, the Adoption Guild of Southern California has supported HFS Adoption and Foster Care. With the hope of giving every child an opportunity to have a loving family, dedicated volunteers work each year to raise funds. Since 1961, the Adoption Guild has generated more than $4.4 million in funding, contributing to about 3,000 adoptions.

Contact: To purchase tickets, donations or underwriting, visitwww.bipal.net/2019agpatronessevent, or contact Christine Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 310.600.1675.

Takes place at Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach.

American Cancer Society | February 16 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Peace, Love & Cars – Drive for Hope, is a car show supporting the American Cancer Society. They will have an array of classic cars, live entertainment, vendors and food.  South Event Space. Admission to the car show is included with your OC Market Place ticket. All cars are welcome and there is no registration fee to participate. Registration and entry for participating cars will be through Gate 10 from 8 -10 a.m. For Sale signs are not permitted and drivers may not sell items on the premises.

Contact: www.ocmarketplace.com

Takes place at the Orange County Market Place in the South Event Space, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.

Cure Duchenne | March 2 from 5 - 10 p.m. | Wine connoisseurs and epicureans: Indulge in Napa Valley’s premier wines at CureDuchenne’s Napa in Newport event. From cult wine brands to exquisite cuisine to unparalleled auction lots, Napa in Newport brings together renowned vintners and wine enthusiasts for a truly unforgettable evening. Featuring coveted wines served alongside perfectly paired culinary creations, the Grand Tasting offers a spectacular night of wining and dining, and culminates in a spirited live auction. Celebrity Chef: Casey Thompson, a former finalist and three-time competitor on Bravo’s Top Chef. Cocktail attire recommended. Single tickets: $800. Sponsorships available. With this evening’s proceeds going to CureDuchenne – the nation’s leading Duchenne nonprofit organization with a mission of finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy – you can enjoy the festivities all the more knowing you’re supporting a righteous cause. The most common and fatal form of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne is a devastating, progressive muscle-wasting disease most commonly found in young boys. Affecting 15,000 children in the U.S. and 300,000 worldwide, there is currently no known cure for Duchenne. Cure Duchenne is headquartered in Newport Beach.

Contact: www.cureduchenne.org

Takes place at Monarch Beach Resort, 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point.

BrightFutures4Kids | March 9 | 21st Annual BrightFutures4Kids fundraiser, The Heart of Broadway evening themed Bright Lights, Brighter Futures features dining, dancing, entertainment and silent & live auctions. The elegant gala will unite business and community leaders for a night of awareness and support for child abuse prevention services to many of the 10,000 at-risk children and their families in Orange County. Sponsorships range from $5,000 - $25,000. 

Contact: www.brightfutures4kids.org

Takes place at Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian | March 6 - 10 | After an illustrious 20-year partnership with Toshiba, this event is entering a new era with Hoag assuming title sponsor ownership and becoming the Hoag Classic. This tournament will deliver world-class entertainment and infuse millions of dollars into our local economy. The Hoag Classic is televised domestically on the Golf Channel, and internationally on PGA TOUR television partners overseas. This exposure provides benefits that are immeasurable, and the positive light shed on Orange County residually impacts the businesses and individuals who reside here. Pre-tournament events include Monday, March 4: Womanology from 7:30 -10 a.m. in the Newport Beach Country Club Ballroom that will lead guests on a journey to better health and enhancing their well-being. The special event will start with a morning brunch and meet and greet, followed by an entertaining open panel discussion with well-known female leaders and physicians from Hoag. Proceeds from Womanology will benefit the Women’s Health Institute at Hoag. (By pre-purchased ticket only.); Monday Pro-Am – Competing inside the ropes and alongside the legends of the PGA TOUR is the most unique golf and entertainment experience in the world. The Monday Pro-Am offers sponsors the first opportunity to experience the championship course before their favorite PGA TOUR Champions players go head-to-head later that week. Each amateur foursome is paired with a professional in this one day competition; Tuesday, March 5: Breakfast with a Champion from 7:30 - 10 a.m. in the Newport Beach Country Club Ballroom. Do you ever wonder about the journey it takes to become a tour pro? Or the most prized moment in an accomplished career? And what it was like playing alongside some of the most influential players in the history of golf – like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus or Sam Snead? The Breakfast with a Champion event provides an unparalleled opportunity to get to know one of your favorite golf legends like never before. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2019 Breakfast with a Champion Guest of Honor. (By pre-purchased ticket only.)

Contact: For a detailed roster of tournament events, visit www.hoagclassic.com

Takes place at Newport Beach Country Club, One Clubhouse Drive, Newport Beach.

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Editor’s Note: If you have a philanthropic event with a connection to Newport Beach you would like to see publicized, please email the information with an image and contact person with email address to Lana Johnson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like to reach out to Newport Beach non-profit organizations, visit https://greatnonprofits.org/city/newport-beach/CA.


Newport Beach Public Library Hosts
Events, Workshops

NB Central Library

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

“In Residence” landscape oils by Gianne de Genevraye opens, Continuing through March 1 during library hours. The Newport Beach City Arts Commission presents an exhibition of landscape oil paintings by international artist Gianne de Genevraye who paints public gardens in Europe and the United States. She is a contemporary nature painter, exhibiting widely with work seen in collections in France, Italy, Sweden and the U.S. Born in California, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of California Irvine, studying under contemporary masters Judy Chicago, Tony Delap, Craig Kaufman and John Paul Jones. She was studio assistant to Jennifer Bartlett in France for three years. In 1990-91, she was an Invited Artist at the American Academy of Rome. In 2017, de Genevraye was in residence at the Villa Fontaine in Antibes, France, beginning her residency for her upcoming Sister Cities exhibition at the Newport Beach Public Library. She then returned to Baja, Mexico, painting in both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. In 2018, she traveled during the spring with Newport Beach Sister City to Okazaki, Japan to paint in residence during the cherry blossom festival. Paintings on display at the Newport Beach Central Library gallery, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Coding for Kids: ScratchJr, January 16 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Would you like to learn computer coding? Join this session for a special hands-on workshop introducing kids to simple coding techniques. Children will design their own interactive projects using the ScratchJr application on iPads. All materials provided; please feel free to bring your own iPad or tablet. The ScratchJr app is available to download for free (iOS, Android). Geared to ages 5 - 8. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Takes place at the Balboa Branch Library, 100 E. Balboa Blvd., Balboa.

Evening Book Discussion Group, January 16 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Join the Evening Book Discussion Group meeting in the beautiful new Sword meeting room, upstairs. The book to be discussed is Isabel Allende’s Of Love and Shadows. This group meets on the third Wednesday every other month. At each meeting, the group will work together to select the next book title, so come prepared with ideas for future reads. All readers are welcome. No registration required. For more information, email Terry Sanchez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Takes place at Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Of Love and Shadows book cover

LEGO Saturdays, January 19 from 12 - 3 p.m. From buildings to action figures, design, build and invent with LEGOs at this casual, but creative program for elementary age children. No registration required. (Not held the first Saturday of the month.) Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Penguin Crafts, January 22 from 4 - 5 p.m. Join the fun by celebrating Penguin Awareness Day by learning about penguins and making penguin-inspired crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. First come, first served, limited by room capacity. Geared for ages 3 and up. Takes place at the Mariners Library Branch, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

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LEGO Block Party, January 23 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

Beyond the Canvas – The Great Masters in Art: Caravaggio, January 23 from 7 - 8 p.m. This season, award-winning professor Jacqueline Hahn will explore the Great Masters, in this fascinating art lecture series on legendary artists’ lives and artistic movements. Caravaggio was an Italian painter from the early 1590s to 1610. His paintings combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, and they had a formative influence on Baroque painting. Caravaggio employed close physical observation with a dramatic use of chiaroscuro that came to be known as tenebrism. Learn more about the great masters of art in a fascinating visual presentation. Free to the public; seating is first come, first served. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Takes place in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

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The Witte Lectures: Hanna Rosin, January 25 at 7 p.m. and January 26 at 2 p.m. The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents a Witte Lecture with Hanna Rosin, author of The End of Men and the Rise of Women. The #MeToo climate has created a stunning year of revelation and change. Author Hanna Rosin has researched and lectured on this unfolding topic of the male/female dynamic in the workplace and world at large. She is the author of The End of Men and the Rise of Women, a national bestseller that addresses this sensitive topic with deft humor and insightfulness. She is a regular contributor to The Atlantic and Slate where she has authored notable articles including “The Overprotected Kid,” “The Case Against Breastfeeding,” “The Silicon Valley Suicides,” and “Murder by Craigslist.” Rosin is also the co-host of the acclaimed NPR show, INVISIBILIA, a program about the invisible forces that shape human behavior. Awards from the Education Writers Association and nominations for a National Magazine Award round out her status as a noteworthy author. Rosin has appeared on The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and The Today Show. Rosin is the mother of a daughter and two sons and is married to David Plotz, CEO of Atlas Obscura. Where better to study gender dynamics than with one’s own family? Be sure to join us this event for Rosin’s researched view on a most contemporary topic: How men and women are going to work and live side by side in these hypersensitive times. Friday Evening Lecture: Lecture and community conversation with dinner & wine. Tickets are NBPLF member, $58; Non-member, $63. Lecture and Q&A takes place from 7 - 8:30 p.m.; Light supper & wine at 8:30 p.m. Book sales & signing. Saturday Afternoon Lecture: Lecture with coffee, cookies and conversation. Tickets are NBPLF member, $38; Non-member, $43. Lecture and Q&A takes place from 2 - 3:30 p.m.; Coffee and dessert at 3:30 p.m. Book sales & signing.

For tickets and more information, visit www.nbplfoundation.org. Takes place in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Hanna Rosin

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LEGO Saturdays, January 26 from 12 - 3 p.m. From buildings to action figures, design, build and invent with LEGOs at this casual, but creative program for elementary age children. No registration required. (Not held the first Saturday of the month.) Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Teen Study Hall, January 27 from 12 - 3 p.m. Busy preparing for finals?

They’re opening the Friend’s Room as a study space exclusively for teens. You bring your schoolwork and study pals, they’ll provide WiFi and snacks. Funded by donations from the Friends of the Library. Age Level: Teens. Takes place in Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

STARS Volunteer Orientation, January 27 from 12 - 1 p.m. Do you love to read to kids? For this special volunteer work, they choose only the best and most reliable., so come find out more about this program. Minimum commitment is one year and a minimum of one hour per month. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions. View the website to obtain an online registration form. Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

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Medicine in Our Backyard, January 28 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. NBPL Foundation, in partnership with UC Irvine Health, presents Medicine in Our Backyard, a series of lectures featuring internationally known UC Irvine Health physicians who will discuss research and cutting-edge technology in their various fields of expertise. Speaker: Howard Federoff, M.D. Topic: Biomakers and drug repositioning for neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Federoff made international news in 2014 after he led a team of researchers in designing a blood test that predicted the development of Alzheimer’s disease with 90 percent accuracy. He will discuss this groundbreaking discovery and new advances in Alzheimer’s disease research. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Lecture and Q&A from 7 - 8:30 p.m. No charge to attend. Takes place in Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Mini Science Fair, January 29 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. Have fun exploring hands-on physics experiments for all ages. Investigate magnetism, static electricity, gravity and more.

All ages welcome. No registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Funding for this program is donated by the Friends of the Library.

Author Kathi Koll, January 29 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Newport Beach resident and author Kathi Koll will talk about her new book, Kick-Ass Kinda Girl: A Memoir of Life, Love and Caregiving at this special program. Koll, founder of the Kathi Koll Foundation, introduces her beautifully written memoir, inspired by her experiences caring for her late husband, developer Donald Koll, whose debilitating stroke changed their lives dramatically. With an unflinching look at the difficult times and an ability to laugh at herself, while never losing hope for tomorrow, Kolli unveils a powerfully moving story of resilience and inspiration. Her  journey, steeped in the joy of living in the moment, at the best of times and under the worst of circumstances, will offer great emotional and practical support to others facing the challenges of caring for a loved one. Admission to this event is free, however space is limited so registration is recommended. Register at the website.

LEGO Block Party, January 30 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

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Course Work Selection, January 30 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Planning which high school courses you will take in each year is important. Newport Beach Public Library in partnership with C2 Education will help you select courses that make the most sense for you. First, know your graduation requirements. Then figure out which courses you have to take each semester in order to meet graduation requirements. You’ll typically have two or three free class periods each semester -- how will you fill them? Will you take four years of a language? Are there elective AP classes you can take? Does your school offer electives that suit your intended major? Do the colleges or major you want to apply have requirements? By planning ahead, you’ll ensure that you hit all of your graduation requirements while making the most of your elective periods. This is a free event but registration is required and space is limited. Age Level: Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. To obtain an online registration form, visit the website. Takes place in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Let’s Read! Kids’ Storytimes

Books & Babies – It’s never too early for storytime. Introduce language and reading to the littlest lap-sitters, 6 - 24 months. Central on Mondays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.; Grant Howald Park’s Community Room on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m. Mariners on Wednesdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.; Balboa on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Toddler Storytime – Start building a love of reading early with fun stories and songs for toddlers from 24-36 months. Please arrive on time and do not bring older siblings. Central on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Mariners on Thursdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Songs & Stories – Children 2 - 5 years of age will enjoy stories and music, while being introduced to guided movement, yoga and instruments. Grant Howald Park’s Community Room on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m..

Preschool Storytime – Stories, poems and songs will inspire literary, dramatic and musical fun for kids 3 - 5 years of age. Balboa on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Mariners on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Grant Howald Park’s Community Room on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m.. Central on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Pajama Storytime – Children from age 3 - 7 can enjoy just-before-bed storytelling fun. Don’t forget to come in your pjs! Central on Mondays at 7 p.m.

Family Storytime – Enjoy family time with stories, songs and a craft geared especially for children ages 3-7. Central on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. www.newportkids.org

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Branches

Central Library

1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. 949.717.3800

Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.;

Sunday, Noon - 5 p.m.

Mariners Branch

1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. 949.717.3838

Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.;

Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.

Balboa Branch

100 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach. 949.644.3076

Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday,

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Closed Sundays

Corona del Mar Branch

420 Marigold Ave., Corona del Mar. 949.644.3075

Closed for reconstruction. Scheduled to re-open in Spring 2019. Customers will be able to use services at the Central Library or concierge services at OASIS Senior Center for pickup and return of materials. Existing holds set for pickup at Corona del Mar have been re-routed to the Central Library. Customers can change their desired pickup location by accessing their account online or by contacting the Library.

www.newportbeachlibrary.org

Police Beat Primer

Compiled by Tom Johnson 

Police Beat derives from information in the log maintained at the front counter by the Newport Beach Police Department and required under CA Government Code Section 6254 (f). The press does not have access to written police reports.

Information in the police department log is deemed reliable and StuNewsNewport is not responsible for mistakes made available as public record by the Newport Beach Police Department.

Any person arrested is innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

Abbreviations sometimes used in Police Beat:

647f – Public Intoxication; DUI – Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; NFA – No fixed address; RP – Reporting/Responsible Party; UTL – Unable to locate

Police Beat 011519


DUI Arrests

Matthew Hodge Stowe, 48, Corona del Mar – Saturday, January 12

Sterling Quinn Holyoake, 28, Irvine – Saturday, January 12

Kerrington Xavier Munson, 22, Irvine – Saturday, January 12

Michael Anthony Arano, 38, Winchester – Saturday, January 12

Cheyenne Scheller, 33, Rancho Santa Margarita – Friday, January 11(1 prior)

Nicole Rene Araya, 39, Tustin – Friday, January 11

Incident Reports

Saturday, January 12

Arrests for Being Drunk in Public

None

S. Coast Hwy. Ramp & Newport Blvd. I DUI – Alcohol – and Hit & Run

10:40 p.m. Matthew Hodge Stowe, 48, Corona del Mar, was arrested for DUI – alcohol – and a hit and run accident causing property damage. Bail was set at $2,500.

Avocado Ave. I 1500 Block I Appropriating Lost Property 

9:52 p.m. Jose Manuel Guerrero, 23, Santa Ana, was arrested for appropriating lost property. Bail was set at $500.

17th St. & Irvine Ave. I Warrant

9:35 p.m. Michael Franklin Devree, 57, Santa Ana, was arrested on a warrant related to DUI – alcohol – with a BAC over 0.08%. Bail was set at $40,000.

W. Coast Hwy. I 2700 Block I Battery

9:31 p.m. Miles James Mendoza, 24, Newport Beach, was arrested for battery. Bail was set at $500.

Park Newport Drive I 00 Block I Warrant

7:34 p.m. Mario Eustaquio Valdepena, 37, Newport Beach, was arrested on an undisclosed warrant. Bail was set at $2,500.

16th St. & Dover Drive I Warrants

6:30 p.m. Micah John Duran, 39, Costa Mesa, was arrested on warrants related to DUI – 

alcohol – possession of unlawful paraphernalia and contempt of court. Bail was set at $37,500.

MacArthur Blvd. & Michelson Drive I Irvine Warrant

2:30 p.m. Ruth Mara Morales, 29, Santa Ana, was arrested on a warrant related to driving without a valid license. Bail was set at $2,500.

MacArthur Blvd. & Bonita Canyon Drive I Warrant and Driving w/o License

2 p.m. Cristhian A. Vasquez Escobar, 31, Compton, was arrested on a warrant related to failure to obey a traffic signal and driving without a valid license. Bail was set at $3,000.

Bison Ave. I 1300 Block I Narcotics, Controlled Substance and Warrant

9:25 a.m. Ramon Cruz Martinez, 43, Santa Ana, was arrested for transporting/selling a narcotic controlled substance, transporting/selling a controlled substance and on a warrant related to illegal transport of sharps waste. Bail was set at $30,000. 

Newport Blvd. I 2200 Block I DUI – Alcohol – and Hit & Run

10:40 p.m. Sterling Quinn Holyoake, 28, Irvine, was arrested for DUI – alcohol – and a hit and run accident causing property damage. Bail was set at $2,500.

Superior Ave. I 1400 Block I Paraphernalia and Probation Violation

2:17 a.m. Maria Julieta Andrade Hernand, 29, Irvine, was arrested for possession of unlawful paraphernalia and probation violation. Bail was set at $500.

Westcliff Drive & Rutland Road I DUI – Alcohol – with BAC over 0.08%, Hit & Run and Obstructing/Resisting

2:02 a.m. Michael Anthony Arano, 38, Winchester, was arrested for DUI – alcohol – with BAC over 0.08%, hit and run accident causing property damage and obstructing/resisting arrest of a peace officer. Bail was set at $2,500.

Friday, January 11

Arrests for Being Drunk in Public

Bradley Scott Montgomery, 50, Newport Beach

Orchard Drive I 2000 Block I DUI – Alcohol w/One Prior – BAC over 0.08% and Restricted License

2:46 p.m. Cheyenne Scheller, 33, Rancho Santa Margarita, was arrested for DUI – alcohol – with one prior and BAC over 0.08% and driving on a restricted license for DUI – alcohol. Bail was set at $10,000. 

Fairview Ave. I 2300 Block I Costa Mesa I Threatening Crime

2:30 p.m. Larry A. Chapekis, 70, Costa Mesa, was arrested for threatening to commit a crime with intent to terrorize. Bail was set at $50,000. 

Victoria I 300 Block I Costa Mesa I Threatening Crime and Assault with a Deadly Weapon

11:03 a.m. Joseph Gregory Sidler, 28, Newport Beach, was arrested for threatening to commit a crime with intent to terrorize and assault with a deadly weapon/cutting instrument. Bail was set at $50,000. 

Thursday, January 10

Arrests for Being Drunk in Public

Michael Andrew Age, 31, Huntington Beach

W. Coast Hwy. I 3500 Block I Drunk in Public and Parole Violation

9:36 p.m. Michael Andrew Age, 31, Huntington Beach, was arrested for being drunk in public and for parole violation. No bail was set.

W. Coast Hwy. & Balboa Blvd. I Warrants

5:03 p.m. Adrian Martinez, 38, Artesia, was arrested on an undisclosed warrant and a warrant related to driving on a suspended/revoked license. Bail was set at $45,000.

Courtland Drive & Cameo Highlands Drive I Driving w/o License, Switchblade in Vehicle and Failure to Stop

1:47 p.m. Juan Valderrama Olanda, 37, Norwalk, was arrested for driving without possession of a valid driver’s license, possession of a switchblade in a vehicle and failure to stop at a red light. Bail was set at $500. 

Agate Ave. I 100 Block I Receiving Stolen Property, Trespassing, Warrant, Burglary and Sharps Waste

1:15 p.m. Garren Richard Weedenhawkin, 38, San Jose, was arrested for receiving stolen property valued at $950 or more, trespassing without owner consent, on a warrant related to possession of methamphetamine, commercial burglary no forced entry and illegal transport of sharps waste. Bail was set at $22,500. 

Old Newport Blvd. I 400 Block I Warrant

1:15 p.m. Gregg Newkirk Pierce, 60, Costa Mesa, was arrested on an undisclosed warrant. No bail was set.

Prairie Road & Ford Road I Drinking in Public/Open Container and Probation Violation

9:36 p.m. Stephen Lee Austin, 31, Costa Mesa, was arrested for drinking in public and possession of an open alcohol container and probation violation. Bail was set at $500. 

Rivoli I 4000 Block I Child Cruelty – Possible Injury/Death

12 a.m. Maria Corazon Delgado, 35, Newport Beach, was arrested for cruelty to a child causing possible injury/death. Bail was set at $100,000.

Wednesday, January 9

Arrests for Being Drunk in Public

None

Santa Barbara Drive I 800 Block I Warrant

5:39 p.m. Gregory Lamar Poulson, 60, Las Vegas, was arrested on a warrant related to possession of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $2,500. 

Newport Center Drive I 600 Block I Shoplifting, Identity Theft, False Impersonation and Receiving Stolen Property

2:07 p.m. Heather Michelle Hopkins, 26, Mission Viejo, was arrested for shoplifting items valued at $950 or more, identity theft, false impersonation of another and receiving stolen property valued at $950 or more. Bail was set at $20,000.

W. Bay Ave. I 1400 Block I Possession/Use Tear Gas

1:27 p.m. Dylan Michael Aber, 26, Newport Beach, was arrested for felony possession/use of tear gas. No bail was set.

Bristol St. I 2100 Block I Parole Violation

3:41 a.m. Christopher James Newsom, 33, Santa Ana, was arrested for parole violation. No bail was set.